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Title: Radiation damage in nanostructured materials

Abstract

Materials subjected to high dose irradiation by energetic particles often experience severe damage in the form of drastic increase of defect density, and significant degradation of their mechanical and physical properties. Extensive studies on radiation effects in materials in the past few decades show that, although nearly no materials are immune to radiation damage, the approaches of deliberate introduction of certain types of defects in materials before radiation are effective in mitigating radiation damage. Nanostructured materials with abundant internal defects have been extensively investigated for various applications. The field of radiation damage in nanostructured materials is an exciting and rapidly evolving arena, enriched with challenges and opportunities. In this review article, we summarize and analyze the current understandings on the influence of various types of internal defect sinks on reduction of radiation damage in primarily nanostructured metallic materials, and partially on nanoceramic materials. We also point out open questions and future directions that may significantly improve our fundamental understandings on radiation damage in nanomaterials. Finally, the integration of extensive research effort, resources and expertise in various fields may eventually lead to the design of advanced nanomaterials with unprecedented radiation tolerance.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [1];  [5];  [6];  [3];  [7];  [8];  [9];  [10]
  1. Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN (United States). School of Materials Engineering
  2. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States). Dept. of Radiation-Solid Interactions
  3. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  4. Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
  5. Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States). Materials and Fuels Complex
  6. China Univ. of Petroleum-Beijing, Beijing (China). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  7. Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  8. Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN (United States). School of Materials Engineering, and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  9. Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States). Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  10. Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States). Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES); National Science Foundation (NSF); Natural National Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE); US Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR); USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1477972
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1693693
Report Number(s):
SAND-2018-10149J
Journal ID: ISSN 0079-6425; 667913
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000; AC07-05ID14517; 1643915; 1611380; 1728419; SC0008274; NE0000533; NA0003525; NA-0003525; AC52-06NA25396; DEAC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Progress in Materials Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 96; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0079-6425
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Zhang, Xinghang, Hattar, Khalid, Chen, Youxing, Shao, Lin, Li, Jin, Sun, Cheng, Yu, Kaiyuan, Li, Nan, Taheri, Mitra L., Wang, Haiyan, Wang, Jian, and Nastasi, Michael. Radiation damage in nanostructured materials. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.pmatsci.2018.03.002.
Zhang, Xinghang, Hattar, Khalid, Chen, Youxing, Shao, Lin, Li, Jin, Sun, Cheng, Yu, Kaiyuan, Li, Nan, Taheri, Mitra L., Wang, Haiyan, Wang, Jian, & Nastasi, Michael. Radiation damage in nanostructured materials. United States. doi:10.1016/j.pmatsci.2018.03.002.
Zhang, Xinghang, Hattar, Khalid, Chen, Youxing, Shao, Lin, Li, Jin, Sun, Cheng, Yu, Kaiyuan, Li, Nan, Taheri, Mitra L., Wang, Haiyan, Wang, Jian, and Nastasi, Michael. Sun . "Radiation damage in nanostructured materials". United States. doi:10.1016/j.pmatsci.2018.03.002. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1477972.
@article{osti_1477972,
title = {Radiation damage in nanostructured materials},
author = {Zhang, Xinghang and Hattar, Khalid and Chen, Youxing and Shao, Lin and Li, Jin and Sun, Cheng and Yu, Kaiyuan and Li, Nan and Taheri, Mitra L. and Wang, Haiyan and Wang, Jian and Nastasi, Michael},
abstractNote = {Materials subjected to high dose irradiation by energetic particles often experience severe damage in the form of drastic increase of defect density, and significant degradation of their mechanical and physical properties. Extensive studies on radiation effects in materials in the past few decades show that, although nearly no materials are immune to radiation damage, the approaches of deliberate introduction of certain types of defects in materials before radiation are effective in mitigating radiation damage. Nanostructured materials with abundant internal defects have been extensively investigated for various applications. The field of radiation damage in nanostructured materials is an exciting and rapidly evolving arena, enriched with challenges and opportunities. In this review article, we summarize and analyze the current understandings on the influence of various types of internal defect sinks on reduction of radiation damage in primarily nanostructured metallic materials, and partially on nanoceramic materials. We also point out open questions and future directions that may significantly improve our fundamental understandings on radiation damage in nanomaterials. Finally, the integration of extensive research effort, resources and expertise in various fields may eventually lead to the design of advanced nanomaterials with unprecedented radiation tolerance.},
doi = {10.1016/j.pmatsci.2018.03.002},
journal = {Progress in Materials Science},
number = C,
volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {7}
}

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